US Airways Group Inc.

  • Blogs

    September 23, 2010

    US Airways flight nearly hit cargo plane over Minneapolis

    Photo: Michael BlechingerTragedy was narrowly averted over Minneapolis.​Modern airports and aircraft are packed with all kinds of technical safety wizardry. But some days, the clouds come down, some signals get crossed, and scary things happen. In this case, a US Airways Airbus 320 with 90 pa ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 14, 2010

    U.S. considering ban or limit to peanuts on a plane

    Photo by EuroMagic​Peanut allergen nuts rejoice! The folks on Capitol Hill might have heard your nonstop rally cries and done something about it. Peanuts on a plane could be a thing of the past if a current proposal makes it past the Department of Transportation. In February 2009, loyal Northwe ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 12, 2010

    Delta Airlines' quality rating keeps losing altitude

    Via Wikipedia​Talk about a rotten trade: Delta Airlines, which now calls Minneapolis St. Paul International Airport one of its major national hubs after its takeover of Northwest Airlines, ranks just 15th out of 18 in the latest Airline Quality Rating from Purdue University and Wichita State U ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 14, 2009

    'Miracle on Hudson' pilot at MOA Saturday

    Capt. Chesley "Sully" Sullenberger, the heroic pilot of US Airways Flight 1549 that landed in the Hudson River after a bird strike, will be in town to sign copies of his book "Highest Duty: My Search for What Really Matters."

  • Blogs

    June 9, 2009

    Pancake superstar Lacey appears in the NYTimes

    The fame of Dan Lacey pours syrup at the feet of the Old Gray Lady.

  • Blogs

    April 16, 2009

    Bachmann falsely claims 'flying imams' were here for Ellison celebration

    Bachmann made false claims that the six "flying imams" who were briefly detained at the Minneapolis-St. Paul International airport in 2006 were here for a "victory celebration" for Rep. Keith Ellison.

  • Blogs

    February 19, 2009

    Bullet train to Chicago might be back on track

    Thursday's five most fascinating stories printed on wood pulp.

  • Blogs

    February 17, 2009

    Peanuts on a plane: Deadly snack enrages Northwest passengers

    Peanut allergy sufferers have another worry: whether flying Northwest is a death wish. The airline is reinstating their peanut snacks as they continue to merge with Delta and some customers are pretty pissed off.

  • Feature

    March 12, 2008

    Minnesota's first adoption malpractice case devastates parents

    They cut her umbilical cord. Now, she's cut off from them forever.

  • Blogs

    December 4, 2006

    12/04 Morning Communiqué

    Master's student questions the psyche of Bush voters, federal agents rate international travelers on terror risk, the alternate ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 20, 2006

    7/20 Morning Communiqué

    U.S. Airways to start selling advertising on barf bags, over 5,800 Iraqi civilians were killed in May and June, Joel Siegel walks out on Clerks II, human pong, the Minnesota Blog of the Day, and more...

  • News

    August 17, 2005

    Assume the Crash Position

    The turbulence at Northwest Airlines has some people fearing the sky is falling. It could be the sound of ticket prices dropping.

  • Blogs

    August 11, 2005

    High-Stakes Poker

    Bankruptcy: The Ultimate Union-Busting Tactic There's a terrific analysis of the pre-strike motives of and stakes for both Northwest Airlines and its unionized mechanics in today's Wall Street Journal. Sadly, stories on the Journal's website are available to subscribers only, but we'll try to prese ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 13, 2005
  • Blogs

    May 20, 2005

    More Bad Omens for Airline Workers

    Or, How to Make an Albatross Fly Why should Minnesotans care about the proposed merger in the headlines today, of America West and US Airways? Because the airline industry in general has been illin' for some time, and while Northwest is not, like US Airways, in Chapter 11, or, like America West, rec ... More >>

  • News

    July 21, 2004

    The Check's in the Mail

    How a once-mighty union sold out thousands of workers on the eve of retirement

  • News

    November 12, 1997

    Hush Job

    Special "hush kits" make airplanes quieter. Do they also make them more dangerous?

  • News

    June 26, 1996

    Caveat Flier

    How safe is it to fly on Northwest or other U.S. airlines? Don't ask the FAA.

  • News

    November 22, 1995

    Let's Make a Deal

    A newly rehabilitated--and temporarily stabilized--Northwest Airlines is poising itself for the next round of industry mergers and acquisitions.